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  • Bild Inloggningssida remote desktop The University's Remote Desktop will be upgraded
    During the coming maintenance weekend 14-15th of November, an upgrade of the University's remote desk service, Remote Desktop, will begin.
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  • Corona: Decision on teaching format in the spring semester

    The Vice-chancellor has taken the decision that courses and programmes will be taught in the announced format, but with adaptations to the pandemic. Course modules that can’t be carried out safely will be taught remotely.
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  • Hur du väljer rätt inloggningsalternativ Changed login tool for Ladok
    The login tool for Ladok has been replaced. Some users may encounter problems with the login if you have chosen Gavle instead of Gävle.
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  • Svart tygväska med högskolans kärnvärden tryckt med vit text. Hänger över en orange stol. Win a well-stocked goodie bag by telling us how you make a difference!
    The University is holding a contest with the aim of increasing awareness of the University's new vision and core values. To win one of our five well-stocked goodie bags, you just need to tell us how you make a difference and what credibility , openness and creativity mean to you.
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  • Corona: “Continue to take responsibility”
    Matilda Ernkrans and The Public Health Agency of Sweden now encourage all students and the public to continue to take responsibility and to avoid exposing themselves and others to risks in connection with the pandemic. At the same time, here at the University of Gävle, preparations for a decision regarding the spring semester are underway.
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  • Would you like to contribute to the development of distance learning at HiG?
    Right now, we are developing our distance learning within the framework of the project ”Utveckling av Högskolans distansutbildning”. The University of Gävle has been awarded 2.3 million SEK in 2020 for quality-enhancing efforts and for professional development.
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  • Bild omslaget LEVE! nummer 3. Foto på Sara Duppils. ”This is an area that has long been stigmatised in Sweden”
    Spiritism, patient participation in healthcare and the success of cooperative education. There are some topics you can delve into in the new issue of the magazine LEVE! from the University of Gävle.
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  • Corona: Update on the spread of the virus and on the challenges regarding the examination period.
    Now, question and answers about what the University does when a student is diagnosed with COVID-19 are available. Below, we have also gathered information regarding the upcoming examination period.
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  • Important points to consider when you start the new autumn semester at the University of Gävle
    Welcome to the University of Gävle, if you are a new student, and welcome back, if you are already a student here. During the autumn semester, there are a few things we need to consider carefully to make the start of the semester as good as possible, and still limit the spread of the virus COVID-19 in the ongoing pandemic.
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  • App for your timetable

    A timetable app is available for you as a student at the University of Gävle. The app is called "KronoX" and allows you to look up your timetable and save it, so you can easily access it next time.
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  • Connect to our wireless network Eduroam
    Eduroam is short for Education Roaming and gives you access to Internet when you are staying at the University campus. Eduroam also work at other universities, airports, railway stations and hotels.
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  • Download Microsoft Office for free
    As a student at the University of Gävle you can install Microsoft Office on up to five computers. The Office suite includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Onenote.
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  • The autumn semester will be a mix between campus-based and remote teaching
    Right now, the last preparations for the autumn semester are being carried out. Our goal is that students admitted to a campus-based programme or course should be offered teaching on campus, but the ongoing pandemic needs to be taken into consideration.
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  • Register for Your Courses

    It is important to register on your course. Each semester you need to register for the courses you are taking. Without a course registration you are not considered an active student. You can register for your course through Ladok two week prior to course start.
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  • Leif Nahnfeldt, högskolepräst. Everything under the sun ends up on his desk
    He meets people at the extremities of life. University priest Leif Nahnfeldt takes a genuine interest in the encounter with individuals and how he can contribute thoughts about existential and spiritual health. Aside from this, it is music that ignites his inner flame.
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  • Coronavirus Return to campus in the autumn but with exceptions
    The University of Gävle plans to return to campus-based teaching in the autumn semester with certain exceptions. This means that there will be teaching on campus as well as online in certain cases.
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  • BIld på omslag. Corona, climate and flexible work in the new issue of LEVE!
    The new issue of the University's magazine LEVE! has several articles linking to the new corona virus and how it has affected our students and our staff. Flexible work, spiritual and existential health and climate change are some topics that you can immerse yourself in.
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  • Högskolan i Gävle, exteriör, innergård. Updates on the coronavirus: General decision about the autumn within the next few weeks
    The University crisis management team has decided that programmes offered primarily to international students will be taught remotely the first semester, that is next autumn.A general decision regarding all teaching in the autumn at the University will be taken within the next few weeks, and no later than the beginning of June.
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  • The Exam hand-out is temporarily closed
    Due to the coronavirus, we temporarily close the exam hand-out in house 22 and 12. It is important that your address in Ladok is correct.
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  • Protective visors. The University’s contributions in tackling the corona crisis
    Help with distance education, hand sanitizer and protective visors to healthcare staff are a few examples of what the University of Gävle contributes with now in the corona crisis.
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  • The best ways to study from home
    Now when all teaching and examinations have moved online, you as a student face the challenge of creating a sustainable study environment for yourself at home. The change in routines and the transition to more independent studying and fewer scheduled seminars and lectures can be hard. For this reason, it is important to create new routines and to plan and structure your studies.
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  • Ylva Fältholm är Högskolans rektor sedan sommaren 2017. “We are making every effort to guarantee that you can complete your studies”
    I understand that many students have concerns as a result if this situation that the novel coronavirus has caused. As you surely know already, we only offer distance education as of March 18, which means that there will be no teaching or examinations on campus here at the University of Gävle.
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  • The Exam hand-out is temporarily closed
    Due to the coronavirus, we temporarily close the exam hand-out in house 22 and 12.
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  • Distance Education - how to study online
    The University follows all government recommendations regarding COVID-19. For this reason, there is no teaching on campus in Gävle as of 18 March. We have now switched to distance education in all courses and programmes. Here we have gathered information about distance education.
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  • Latest update on coronavirus
    As of Wednesday 18 March, only distance education courses and programmes will be offered. The University campus stays open as a workplace and is open for individual studying.
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  • Changes at the library due to coronavirus
    The library is currently open as usual. If you are unable to visit in person, you can contact us via email or phone.
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  • Corona virus (model). The University’s recommendations regarding the corona virus
    The University's crisis management team has held meetings on the preparedness for the corona virus. The management is following developments and will update the information as soon as there is a change.
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  • Updates regarding the novel coronavirus
    The University of Gävle follows recommendations by the Public Health Agency of Sweden and by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, MFA, regarding the novel coronavirus.
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  • Högskolan fotad 181126. Recommendations Regarding the Novel Coronavirus
    The University of Gävle follows recommendations by The Public Health Agency of Sweden and by The Ministry for Foreign Affairs, MFA, regarding the novel coronavirus.
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  • The equal worth of all people drives Kajsa Svaleryd to challenge prejudices
    Equality, discrimination and the equal rights of all people. The scope of the topics that come under the responsibility of the University of Gävle’s equal opportunities coordinator Kajsa Svaleryd is huge. Her job involves interaction with both students and university employees.
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Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2020-04-16
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